Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease)
Ebola webpage- Contains information on the following topics: Signs and Symptoms, Transmission, Prevention and Vaccine, Treatment, Outbreaks, Diagnosis, and Outbreak Preparedness, and Communication Resources.
NYS Department of Health
NYSDOH - Ebola Virus Cleaning Guidance for Local Health Departments. Guidance for Local Health Departments on Ebola Virus Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection in Non-healthcare and Non-laboratory Settings (NYSDOH, 11/1/14) - Information About Cleanup of Ebola-Infected Blood and Other Body Fluids in Non-Health Care Settings Geared towards smaller public or private residential settings and recommends contracting with professional cleaning companies familiar with appropriate PPE, Hazardous waste management, and OSHA requirements in order to properly manage EBOLA issues.
OSHA Fact Sheet -Cleaning and Decontamination of Ebola on Surfaces - Guidance for Workers and Employers in Non-Healthcare/ Non-Laboratory Settings -Guidance for Workers and Employers in Non-Healthcare/Non-Laboratory Settings. Employers are responsible for ensuring that workers tasked with cleaning surfaces that may be contaminated with Ebola virus be protected from exposure, and that workers are not exposed to harmful levels of chemicals used for cleaning and disinfection.
OSHA PPE Selection Matrix for Occupational Exposure to Ebola - Provides a chart indicating the type of PPE needed for common exposure scenarios.
Page last updated 8/13/2021